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the others. i mother was a special- education teacher. [cheers] yeah, teachers. my dad worked on the army base. my parents were crystal clear about what they wanted for us and that was an education. so a lot of what we did to give back was in the educational arena. i love that president obama house the same values. -- has the same values. he knows that, for our nation, and education cannot be a luxury. it will strengthen the middle- class and strengthen the work force that will keep us innovative. and in a global market. he knows giving the students tools is the best way to give back. if you're thinking about how you can search or how you can follow the president's example to honor this national day of service, start with this. make a difference in one child's life. mentor a student. donate a book to a library, donate supplies to a school. i am here because i have someone looking out for me. volunteer at an after-school program or teach adults who never want to stop learning. i'm telling you how important my education was. someone was pushing me to succeed. but i want to make sure the nex
read your articles every day for the past year or two. you have educated me. you have enhanced my knowledge of a lot of things that i have heard that comes out of the republicans or conservative talk-show hosts by criticize obama. after reading your article, i found out what i hear on a rush limbaugh and the michael savage show was absolutely a lie. host: you give us an example? caller: a whole solyndra tuition. i found out the facts by reading your article in our local paper. the whole solyndra thing started with the bush administration. guest: thanks for the kind words. i am glad that you are reading them in your local paper one thing we are trying to do, as much as we can, is get our work out in different ways. we have partnerships with television stations. have partnerships with newspapers. the one you are read for into in atlanta uses the truth-o-meter on state and local officials. i am glad to hear you are reading our work and their work and i am happy our word is getting out host:politifact looked at issues -- looks at issues like energy. what to do find overall? guest: a l
that the education system must instill the value of strong minds and that brings strong change. take your child to school. meet your child's teachers. exchange numbers. turn the tv off at night. take a report card every nine weeks and take your child to religious celebration once a week. most of the violence is from the bottom up, not top down. mothers say something like "i'm going to beat you boy. i'm going to beat you so the police don't have to do it one day". it was their own way of saying get some home training, some home cultivation is a big fact in the social order and we must restore homes but unemployed parents don't do as good job as parents with jobs. i'm all about welfare back to work. there are four steps involved. one the parents must have day care. if you leave the child without day care you're called an unfit parent and are arrested. you need day care. you need transportation and job training and a job. you need those four steps. what gives you an advantage in san francisco with the mayor across the bay and mayor lee here you have leaders that care. we have leaders h
with the message on education, which i know you care about? >> i'm really excited about the next four years. there's a lot we can do in terms of encouraging kids and changing inner cities forever, really. by encouraging these kids to be entrepreneurs and scientists. that's where i'm putting all of my focus on. >> what else do you think his priorities should be in the next four years? if you have to choose a few, he can't go through everything he wants to do. >> jobs in america, you know, around consumer electronics. next year, consumer electronics will make $200 billion, and i would like to see those $200 billion, you know, a lot of that money here in america. >> do you think so many jobs from big companies are being outsourced at the moment? apples and company like that, they spend too much abroad? >> i think they spend pretty much everything abroad when it comes to manufacturing. we have to educate our kids and educate america. you know, so they have no excuse. the excuse is, the skillset isn't here in america. so if we get these american citizens and these kids a skill set, you know, hopefully
dealing with the fiscal crisis. it's about education, about research and development, it's about controlling our energy future. all of these are part of the equation. and we can't just do one piece of it, and we can't let that piece prevent us or become a smoke screen for not acting on the others. so that is the challenge. how do you put that puzzle together, move forward in a balanced way, so we're funding those kinds of priorities that we need to grow? >> it's interesting, doris, as you look at the historical sweep as well. here is a very toxic atmosphere in washington. a carryover of, you know, difficult debates. and the president who's popular, has a unified party, but also seems reluctant to go out on a limb on some big areas where he thinks he's not going to get much cooperation from republicans. >> i'm not sure that's true. i think gun control. he came out with sweeping proposals. i mean, that's certainly out on a limb. you're not going to get a lot of support perhaps from republicans. but his idea, i think, is that if you educate the country -- you know, when he talked to
act will have a positive effect for african-americans. his initiative on education excellence for african-americans enacted through executive order will go a long way for students as will the funds for the settlement for african-american farmers discriminated against by the department of agriculture. still, the president has been subjective to criticism about his unwillingness to talk about race. back at the table is msnbc contributor and washington post columnest e.j. and joining us is joy reid who is managing editor of the grio.com. it's two things for the president on this. symbol and substance. the idea that he just sort of walks through the world navigating race is talking about race. for many folks, they want more. they want more talking on this topic. >> it's interesting. this has been a source of frustration for the administration. the part of the administration that talks to the media is pushing back saying no, no, no. look at the policy that is benefited african-americans. look at the affordable care act and how americans are looking at it. look at the education poli
, and keeping carbon emissions low. then will's education. it is an issue we heard a lot about on that campaign trail four, five years ago. we haven't heard a lot about it since. the president did this. he promised to boost education by recruiting, quote, armies of teachers giving them better pay and making college more affordable. well, it has been a mixed record at best. harvard study in july of 2012 found the u.s. is trailing 24 other nations when it comes to the rate of educational improvement. teachers 'salaries rose slightly between 2009 and 2011 but during the same time, the hamilton project found that about 212,000 teaching jobs were cut. average tuition in a four-year public university climbed 15% between 2008 and 2010. then there are the issues that barely got mentioned. issues that ironically will make up the bulk of the president's second term. lower debt mentioned only twice in those three speeches. and they both came in only his 2007 announcement. he never mentioned the word debt in either of the dnc speech or first inaugural. the word deficit was mentioned only in his dnc speech
health screenings and marijuana education camps and they also add and this is a swipe at you. you come from a family who made a fortune selling alcohol, a product that is objectively far more harmful than marijuana. how do you answer questions like that about enforcement treatments. >> two wrongs don't make a right. i know there's neurotoxicity with alcohol so we should keep kids from using alcohol, too. the point is we don't want to be fighting this war on all front, and i just think we ought to listen to the public health officials. there are implications here. >> what about the public? there seems to be a growing number of people in this country who are saying at the ballot box, you know what? we're tired of this. we want our pot. we want to be able to smoke in the privacy of our own homes. what about those people? >> well, that's why we should have a debate about it. i just don't think we've either got to lock them up or light it up. there's no middle ground here and that's what i hope to engender through this campaign. let's bring in public health officials and let's understand dr
to go. we need to educate and incentivize, be partners with landowners and we're doing that. >> it restoration efforts could cost more than a billion dollars. state leaders estimate small steps will go a long way. >> i think along our north coast it's possible to bring them back within a generation. >> jeff ranieri in the weather center, it is sure chilly outside. >> we've been talking about this three and four days. one of the colder days, daytime highs in parts of the east bay not getting out of the 40s. look at this. 49 for your daytime high in livermore. 45 in los gatos. up to 53 and 55 in santa rosa. what does it look like? from the 40s back into the tri-valley, 36 in napa. reading in the low 40s but that particular one in the mid-30s, 45 currently in downtown san jose. let's get you outside to our live sky camera network on this very brisk monday evening and you can see visibility is pretty much unlimited. i don't remember the last time i saw the sky camera sparkle like that. let's bring you up into the north bay. that's where we'll have ice. some grace visibility up i
press. among his awards are the civil liberties public education fund and lila wallace reader's digest award. phillip is also a respected independent film maker whose film recently premiered at sundance, but we're here to talk about his upcoming production, after the war. a jazz-infused drama set in post-war san francisco japan town in 1948 which chronicles the return of japanese americans into the internment -- from the internment camp. sharing this evening is chloe veltman. chloe was born in london and received a master's degree with distinction in conjunction with harvard university and the moscow art theater school. she has worked as a staff reporter for the daily telegraph and is a freelance writer, her articles appearing on both sides of the atlantic. she is the chief theater critic for the san francisco weekly, theater commentator for klaw. chloe worked for several years in u.s. and uk theater companies and is the recipient of the allen wright award for arts journalism, the sundance institute arts fellowship and the nea fellowship of journalism. in 2006, she received a best colu
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education in schools, so those are things we're aware of. we recognize in supporting the war we absolutely had to do that, but over the last year as you may know, we kind of took a pause in terms of our growth rate on the combat air patrol numbers and that has allowed us to start to get healthy in terms of our personnel, our pilots, our trainers: now we can get them into more of a normal cycle. >> you were forging an entirely new career field. >> right. so i mean, supporting the war, creating this capability forced us to do that. we recognize that. we're getting into a more normalized process. >> and just briefly if i can ask you've said that you actually need 300 more bodies to track the space debris. how big of a progress is space debris. >> it's absolutely a concern. you can get cascading effects for example when the chinese did the antisatellite work, that can hit other things and create other debris. tracking that, understanding that and trying to do something about that will be critical to our future. >> sir, thanks very much for joining us. >> absolutely. >>> coming up, >>> unemploy
happening, i felt the public needed to engage more on financial reform, educate themselves better, make it an issue with their elected officials. i have some policy recommendations. >> the former head of the federal deposit insurance corp., sheila bair. her book is "bull by the horns." sunday night at 8:00 on c-span's q&a. >> in 2009, president obama attended a service at st. john's applicable church from across the white house. and they went to the capital for the health and inaugural address. here is a look from the activities of 2009 carried . [applause] [cheers and applause] [cheers and applause] [cheers and applause] [cheers and applause] >> ladies and gentlemen. the chief justice of the united states and the associate justices of the supreme court of the united states. ♪ >> ladies and gentlemen, mr. william m daley, mr. john w rogers junior, mr. patrick g ryan -- cochairs of the 56th presidential inaugural committee. and the executive director of the 56 presidential inaugural committee. ♪ >> ladies and gentlemen, the president elect cabinet. >> you are my hero. >> thank you. >
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by disasters, are entitled to important educational protections and services including transportation to stay in the same school. public schools in new york, new jersey, connecticut are working tirelessly to support uninterrupted education of displaced children through the program. yet these schools face significant unexpected costs associated with the increased number of homeless students. congress has appropriated supplemental funds to help defer the costs associated with these increase -- these increases from past disasters. mr. chairman, if i might, give than the bill before us today does not contain direct funding for the program, is it your understanding that the intentions of the department of health and human services and the department of education work with the states of new york, new jersey, connecticut to assist the school districts affected by superstorm sandy, to access funds under the social services block grant to support the education of students displaced by the storm, including the transportation, counseling and supplies? i yield to the gentleman. mr. rogers: i thank the ge
to affordable housing and quality education. senator schumer invited him to open the luncheon with a prayer in recognition of his long history of service. >> and i would, if i would just really quick, um, this doesn't speak specifically to the hispanic-american community, but, um, in shuffling my notes i did miss the fact we wanted to make sure that everyone knew that merely evers williams who is the widow of med garre evers will also be doing the invocations to the official event. and, again, this really ties into the fact that this is an event that looks back at the history of our country as well as forward to where the president wants to take us as a country. so we think that'll be a very nice way to open the event and a nice nod towards the civil rights movement and the part it's played not only in the president's life, but also in the country's life. >> with why don't we go to this side over here. sir? >> [inaudible] just want to know -- [inaudible] coming, and if there is a list for us and why don't we see that. [inaudible conversations] >> foreign dignitaries. from our standpoint i b
and invest in infrastructure, education, healthcare rather than investing in cold war-era weapons systems that are now obsolete. >> jennifer: i hope they listen to you. barbara lee joining us. thank you for joining us. up next, leon panetta calls suicide in this country an epidemic, and the numbers bear them out. but in the gun safety debate numbers don't change things, people do. kim's husband jim was a casualty of that crisis. she's joining us next with her story. i think the number one thing that viewers like about the young turks is that we're honest. they can question whether i'm right, but i think that the audience gets that this guy, to the best of his ability, is trying to look out for us. [ ♪ theme music ♪ ] welcome back inside "the war room." suds in the military are at an all-time high. last year 349 service members took their own lives. that was more killed in the actual afghanistan and iraq wars. there was a 14% jump from those who committed suicide in 2011. for secretary leon panetta this epidemic is personal. >> my wife who is a nurse worked on mental healthcare issues
to the most effective forms of contraception and have comprehensive sex education. not where you have republican domination of the state legislature. in countries very similar to the u.s. all over the world where access to contraception is thorough, you have a very much lower rate of abortion. abortion is because contraception has not been accessible or it has failed. that's what we should be doing. yet you see the republican party cutting off access to contraception. in texas they're cutting off planned parenthood because they're not going to give them state funding for contraception. it's ridiculous. for every dollar you spend on contraception you save $4 for other health wear costs down the line. it surely should be the normal republican position, and you see the party and leadership denying access to contraception. >> the republican party refuses to accept the numbers. in 2011 alone we spent $11 billion on unwanted pregnancies in this country. it's a problem we could easeily solve with comprehensive sexation and accessible contraception for any woman who chooses to use it. what do
first six months of 1965, medicare, education, voting rights, all the things that we think of really as the great society didn't happen across four years, really just in that first half of one year. the fact that johnson was asking for all those big things together really helped. >> the end of the iraq war was not marked as a massive occasion in this country when it happened. there was some primetime news programs that didn't cover it the day that it happened, the day that was the end of the war. but people, when you ask them broadly in the country, end up ranking ending the war as president obama's greatest single accomplishment in his first four years. what explains the primacy of that in memory, even as it was buried in the news as we went through it? >> well, go back to the democratic primaries of 2008. what was the biggest issue? barack obama probably became the nominee largely because he was against the war at the beginning. hillary clinton was for it. so people obviously noticed the absence of that. but even more than that, i'm sure you're wiser than i was. but four years ago
but that is not stopping a teachers grew from hand-picking bill ayers. he will address teacher educators next month in atlanta. ayers was involved in a townhouse bombing in new york city that left three people dead. >>steve: singer james taylor says he knows what gun owners want. >> i think the majority of us feel strongly, even the majority of gun owners feel strongly that we need to make some sacrifice to our freedoms if that's the way to put it. >>brian: is he wearing scalia's hat? >>steve: taylor made the comment after performing at the inauguration. advocates very concerned about the president's proposal on gun control if you take aspirin, it can triple your chances of going blind. those who take it on a regular basis can cause age related macular degeneration. >>gretchen: they tell you to take it for your heart and blood thinning. >>steve: the low dose. >>gretchen: watch this. a huge lighting fixture falls from above landing on the child during a meet in wisconsin. he had just gotten into position to start up the match again when it happened. luckily he only needed a few stitches. no word on
educational protections and services including transportation to stay in the same school. public schools in new york, new jersey, connecticut are working tirelessly to support uninterrupted education of displaced children through the program. yet these schools face significant unexpected costs associated with the increased number of homeless students. congress has appropriated supplemental funds to help defer the costs associated with these increase -- these increases from past disasters. mr. chairman, if i might, give than the bill before us today does not contain direct funding for the program, is it your understanding that the intentions of the department of health and human services and the department of education work with the states of new york, new jersey, connecticut to assist the school districts affected by superstorm sandy, to access funds under the social services block grant to support the education of students displaced by the storm, including the transportation, counseling and supplies? i yield to the gentleman. mr. rogers: i thank the gentleman for yielding. yes. that is
. this is renowned author, educator and political activist angela davis who spoke last night, founder of the group critical resistance, a grassroots effort to in the prison industrial complex. davis voiced support for president obama, the said much work needs to be done. >> let me say this time around we cannot subordinate our aspirations and our hopes to presidential the agendas. our passionate support for president barack obama and it is wonderful that we can say for the second time, president barack obama, and we support him and are passionate about that support. but that support should also be expressed in our determination to raise issues that have largely been ignored or not appropriately addressed by the administration. and let me say that we are aware that we should be celebrating, critically celebrating the 150th anniversary of the emancipation proclamation. [applause] there should be massive celebrations this year. what has happened other than the film "lincoln"? and of course with 2.5 million people behind bars today, the prison system, the immigrant detention system are terrible remain
% unemployment. must be some targeted jobs planning and, of course, it's cheaper to educate than incarcerate. >> i remember most poignant memories about election night was a picture of you with tears streaming down your cheeks there in grand park, and i'm wondering if you have the same sort of combination of joy and hope that that expressed to me about the next four years? >> you know, it was both the joy and the journey, because i thought about the people who really made the voting rights possible. a guy named carter, james, a guy that was killed and jimmy lee jackson, of course, another jamed during that season, and the martyrs who made it -- their blood -- they could not be there. either dead or -- i thought about that journey. the joy of president barack obama winning. i must say, in these last four years i'm impressed with what he has done. we were minus 4 million jobs. more americans are insured. more youth have pell grants. registry, in detroit, the number one truck, the ram, number one car, the cadillac, and more troops out of iraq. tremendous odds, against tremendous odds, he has do
like high unemployment in minority communities and education. other things he'd ask. >> first, i would ask the president of the united states give a shout out to the hip-hop community. >> shannon travis, cnn, washington. >> well, they're going to have their chance to see what happens. so here is the thing. it's pretty nice out here tonight. it's going to be chilly out here tomorrow and then people are going to warm it up, get their dancing shoes on and go to the balls. it's really all about the balls for a lot ever people. we want to check in on a couple of them getting started tonight. don lemon is at the hip-hop ball and brooke baldwin is at the red, white, and blue concert ball. don, you are at the hottest ticket right now. and you look ready for it. >> reporter: of what do you mean it's going -- it's chilly out here right now. that's why i'm wearing the hat so don't ask. everyone is asking me about the hat. i said the hat is because it's cold, and i'm warm. but, yes, we are. we're here at the harmon hen ser and right behind that ryder truck, believe it or not, that's where the red
in an education, investing in energy is the way we are going to move the country forward. >> i want to let you know what's going on, we are about to see the president come onto the inaugural platform. that's what everybody is waiting for there. i'm sorry, go ahead. >> and i think this is going to be a real conversation that he's got to win with the american people that we can do something about our finances and still accomplish all those investments to take us to the next level of energy independence, of education, competing on the world platform in education. and doing the infrastructure that we are talking about when it comes to rail, when it comes to bridges, when it comes to the basics that help businesses across america. how are you going to do that? and how are you going to convince the republicans that you have to make these investments if you are going to move the country forward? we have two different philosophies on how to create jobs in this country. republicans think the government doesn't have a role. president obama, the democrats, the progressive community believe that you have
in manufacturing, new, clean energy, infrastructure, all of that is important. education. and as he and the vice president announced last week, reducing gun violence, particularly for our children as a priority. so all of the legislation to do that will be going up to congress but we also need the american people involved in that. everyone has a responsibility, everyone has a role to play on everything on his agenda. so it is a robust agenda. it's an ambitious agenda. but our country can do great things, big things. >> so, van, i'm curious here, the last go round when he won everybody united states excited they had registry, information all of all the people they dropped the ball. the campaign was over and all of these people faded away in the distance. how do you get people engaged? how do you get them to stick around, say we're engaged, we want to figure out how to move the ball forward and get policies n. place? >> the president's calling for a new movement and a new patriot. . on the movement side you already see this new entity called organizing for action. the campaign that everybody, it s
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's important to try to push it. the other piece we haven't talked about is the education reform and the drawdown overseas. >> well, there was a big idea, i think, in the speech today, and that was equality. that's what this speech was about. >> let's check in with wolf. >> the president is about to sign a proclamation. he's also about to nominate several members of his cabinet. let's see if we can listen in. >> all set? all right. i'm proclaiming peace, honor and good will towards men. >> amen. >> i'm sending a few nominations up. mr. charles headinger for defense, mr. john kerry, secretary of state, and mr. [ inaudible ] >> there you go. thank you very much, everybody. >> thank you. [ applause ] >> so the president, once again, formally nominating members of his cabinet. chuck hagel to be secretary of defense, john kerry to be secretary of state, john brent. let's listen in to see what else he's saying. >> that's yours. >> so they have a little -- a few laughs, a little official business, the nomination of cabinet members, signing a proclamation. dana bash, what's going to happ
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